Friday, February 17, 2017

Game Preview: Victoria @ Vernon:

Victoria (35-11-3-4) @ Vernon (27-17-5-4) 7pm

Tonight is the second and final regular season meeting between the Vernon Vipers & Victoria Grizzlies. The Grizzlies lead the season series 1-0

Last Game:

Saturday, February 11th Vernon defeated West Kelowna 3-1
Sunday, February 12th Victoria defeated Salmon Arm 5-3

Next Game:

Saturday, February 18th Alberni Valley @ Vernon
Saturday, February 18th Victoria @ West Kelowna

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 10-7-1-6 vs Victoria

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon has outscored Victoria 80-67

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 6-3-0-3 at home vs Victoria

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 4-4-1-2 in Victoria

Vernon's last win at home vs Victoria was a 5-1 victory on Sunday, November 16th 2014

Victoria's last win in Vernon was a 2-0 victory on Saturday, October 24th 2015

Victoria's last win at home vs Vernon was a 3-0 victory on Saturday, November 5th 2016

Vernon's last win in Victoria was a 4-1 victory on Sunday, October 4th 2015

Here's a look at the season series vs Victoria

November 5th Vernon @ Victoria: Grizzlies won 3-0
February 17th Victoria @ Vernon:

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 27-17-5-4 Vernon Vipers are coming off a 3-1 victory over the visiting West Kelowna Warriors Saturday. Tonight's the third game of a four game home stand, where the Vipers have won three of their last five home games. This is the second and final regular season meeting vs the Grizzlies. The Vipers fell 3-0 November 5th in Victoria. The Vipers come into action tonight having lost three of their last five and five of their last ten games. Vernon sits 2nd in the Interior Division clinched 2nd place after Saturdays win over West Kelowna. The Vipers will get a first round bye. Vernon is eleven points up on West Kelowna & Merritt while twelve points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (25-23-48) leads the team in goals with twenty five & in points with fourty eight.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 54
Wins: 28
Losses: 17
Ties: 4
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 5
Home Record: 16-6-3-1
Road Record: 12-11-2-3
Overtime Record: 2-5-4
Record vs Interior Division: 17-8-3-4
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 11-9-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 23-7-2-3
When the opponents score first: 5-10-3-1
Leading after the 1st period: 18-3-1-1
Tied after the 1st period: 7-7-3-1
Trailing after the 1st period: 3-7-1-2
Leading after the 2nd period: 23-2-2-1
Tied after the 2nd period: 3-1-3-2
Trailing after the 2nd period: 2-13-0-1
Out shooting opponents: 19-6-4-2
Out shot by opponents: 8-9-1-1
One goal games: 10-2-5-2
Goals for: 166
Goals against: 149
Standings: 2nd Place
Win-loss streak: One game winning streak
Longest winning streak: Unbeaten in ten games (7 wins-3 ties)
Longest losing streak: Three game losing streak (Twice)

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Brett Stapley (99)
Hunter Zandee (96)
Jagger Williamson (98)
Jimmy Lambert (97)
Riley Brandt (96)

Vernon Vipers departed & traded players from last years team:

Charley Michalowski (96)
Odeen Tufto (97)
Mitchell Oliver (97)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Callum Volpe (98)
Liam Finlay (97)
Darren Rizzolo (98)
Christian Cakebread (97)
Nicholas Rasovic (96)
Joe Sacco (96)
Ben Butcher (95)
Brendan Barry (97)
Latrell Charleson (95)
Bo Pellah (95)
Mac Ferner (95)
Andrew Shortridge (95)

Vernon's home record vs Victoria this year:


Vernon's road record vs Victoria this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Victoria this year:

Vipers were shutout vs Victoria in only meeting

Vernon has the leagues 6th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 3rd best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Victoria Grizzlies:

The 35-11-3-4 Victoria Grizzlies make their first and only regular season visit to Kal Tire Place are coming off a 5-3 victory over the visiting Salmon Arm Silverbacks Sunday. Tonight is the first game of a four game road trip. The Grizzlies will play four of their final five regular season games away from home. Victoria comes into tonight having won four of their last five road games. The Grizzlies have won back to back games and four of their last five, and eight of their last ten games. Victoria sits atop the Island Division are tied in points with Penticton as the third ranked team in the BCHL. The Grizzlies are twenty six points up on 3rd place Cowichan and six points up on 2nd place Powell River.

Victoria Grizzlies Roster:

Cole Pickup (25-37-62) leads the team lead in goals with twenty five & in points with sixty two.

Victoria Grizzlies 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 53
Wins: 35
Losses: 11
Overtime Losses: 3
Ties: 4
Home Record: 20-6-1-1
Road Record: 15-5-2-3
Goals for: 207
Goals against: 132
Standings: 1st Place (Island Division)
Streak: Two game winning streak

Victoria Grizzlies Returning Players:

Cole Pickup (96)
Keyvan Mokhtari (98)
Nick Guiney (96)
Tyler Welsh (97)
Jake Stevens (96)
Brett Stirling (96)
Cody Van Lierop (96)
Drayson Pears (98)
Matthew Galajda (97)

Victoria Grizzlies departed and traded players from last years team:

Mitchell Barker (96)
Braden Cross (96)
PJ Conlon (95)
Joseph Visconti (97)
Jared Virtanen (96)
Spencer Hunter (98)
Brayden Gelsinger (95)
Dante Hahn (95)
JD Falconer (97)
Luc Soares (96)
Sage Flemming (97)
Corey Laplalucci (96)
Colby Livingstone (96)
Chuck Bennis (95)
Cal Walker (97)
Kevin Massy (95)
Mark Krabben (97)
Mitchel Benson (97)

Victoria's home record vs Vernon this year:


Victoria's road record vs Vernon this year:


Victoria Grizzlies scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Jake Stevens (0-2-2)
Lucas Clark (1-1-2)
Cody Van Lierop (0-1-1)
Keyvan Mokhtari (0-1-1)
Justin Michaelian (1-0-1)
Jamie Rome (0-1-1)
Tyler Welsh (1-0-1)

Matthew Galajda (1-0 Record-Shutout)

Victoria has the leagues 13th best powerplay:

The Grizzlies have the leagues 2nd best penalty kill

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Didn't get the win but still entertaining.